jumpy


jumpy

adjective \ˈjəm-pē\

: very nervous : easily frightened

jump·i·erjump·i·est

Full Definition of JUMPY

1
:  characterized by jumps or sudden variations
2
jump·i·ness noun

Examples of JUMPY

  1. trying to calm jumpy passengers
  2. <flight attendants had to calm jumpy passengers after the plane hit unexpected turbulence>

First Known Use of JUMPY

1869

Rhymes with JUMPY

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